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Posted by JetMang | Sep 22, 2016 @ 10:31 AM | 1,887 Views
These big E-flite T-28s fly super nice. I don't know anyone who has one who doesn't love it! This is my buddy flying his big T-28 at Warbirds and Classics 2016.

Bri6672's E-Flite Carbon-Z T-28 Trojan Flight at Warbirds & Classics 2016 (3 min 15 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Sep 21, 2016 @ 09:10 AM | 1,399 Views
Another vid from Warbirds & Classics 2016. This PC-21 was big and it flew sweet! It was quiet, so the audio of the prop doesn't really pick up a ton.

Pilatus PC-21 XL (Sebart Electric) -- Warbirds and Classics 2016 (3 min 22 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Sep 06, 2016 @ 10:10 AM | 1,186 Views
Skymaster A-10 powered by twin TJ 120's and Neu motors from Warbirds & Classics 2016 event at Black Starr Canyon.

Pandissix's A-10 Thunderbolt (Skymaster) twin EDF -- Warbirds and Classics 2016 (2 min 43 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 25, 2016 @ 12:18 PM | 1,373 Views
Since the first family build we did, my kids have been dying to do another build video. So, we present to you Family build episode 2! This time, we're going full super hero building the polar lights Captain America, Wolverine, and Superman!

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From the Bench -- Family Build 2: #Superheroes (Polar Lights Wolverine, Captain America, Superman) (6 min 49 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 18, 2016 @ 11:30 AM | 1,055 Views
Well, I finally got some footage of my A-7 that I didn't hate, haha! The airplane is a Jet Hangar Hobbies Kit with JetFan90 90mm EDF, Neu 1415/2Y motor and 12s 5800 mah battery. The paint scheme is from Desert Storm in a commemorative scheme from squadron VA-72. Even after 10 years, she's still fun to fly!

The RC Geek's A-7 Corsair II (Jet Hangar) 90mm EDF Flight at MRCF (4 min 8 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 10, 2016 @ 11:52 AM | 1,014 Views
Finally got the finishing touches on my assembly & flight review vid and article. Here's the review vid. I've also got an article at

Assembly & Flight Review -- Eleven Hobby F8F Bearcat (10 min 7 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 08, 2016 @ 06:16 PM | 963 Views
This is the Freewing F-5 owned and flown by AirJon at Warbirds & Classics. It's the stock fan system and this thing hauls!

AirJon's Freewing F-5 Tiger II -- Warbirds & Classics 2016 (3 min 51 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 04, 2016 @ 12:28 PM | 776 Views
This is my friends Yellow Aircraft F-15. Power is a is a Kingtech140. This thing flies every bit like the full size!

Bri6672's Turbine F-15 Eagle (Yellow Aircraft) Flight at MRCF (4 min 23 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 03, 2016 @ 02:57 PM | 1,177 Views
I got a chance to see (and also fly) the new Freewing Mig-21 that's soon to become available. This is a really cool looking model and is a great size for an 80mm fan.

Alpha's Freewing Mig-21 Flight at Apollo XI Field (3 min 31 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jul 14, 2016 @ 09:11 AM | 1,371 Views
Well, it was an awesome flight until the landing...which wasn't even all that hard. But, the load was still enough to snap the wing in half! You can't have an event without a little carnage I suppose...

ESM T 28 Flight and Crash Landing -- Warbirds & Classics 2016 (3 min 5 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jul 13, 2016 @ 09:10 AM | 1,134 Views
The nice thing about wood ARFs is that they can be a great canvas for a refinish. With a glass job, fresh paint and some detail it really ups the realism. This was a Top Flite FW-190 that had that treatment done to it and it was sweet! It also sported a rare (and scale) Romanian paint job which added to its uniqueness.

Large Scale FW-190 (Top Flite) in Romanian Markings -- Warbirds & Classics 2016 (3 min 9 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 30, 2016 @ 12:02 PM | 1,588 Views
It's tough to beat a mustang and this one from Warbirds and Classics 2016 was big! It had fully functional scale exhausts too which was a nice touch.

Giant 1/4 Scale RC P-51 Mustang -- Warbirds & Classics 2016 (4 min 10 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 28, 2016 @ 11:32 AM | 1,813 Views
This Tigercat is awesome! Taken at the Warbirds & Classics 2016 event at Black Starr Canyon field.

Giant Scale RC F7F Tigercat -- Warbirds & Classics 2016 (4 min 9 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 20, 2016 @ 10:17 AM | 1,172 Views
This Dynam Bf-110 was at the Gilman Springs Scale Masters Qualifier. It had been re-painted into the correct colors and looked and flew really nicely.

Messerschmitt Bf-110 (Dynam electric) Flight at Gilman Springs USSM Qualifier RC Airshow (2 min 37 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 17, 2016 @ 10:29 AM | 1,399 Views
To kick-off the weekend, here's a quick compilation video from the Scale Squadron's​ Warbirds and Classics​ event at Black Starr Canyon field. I'll be rolling out feature videos of the individual aircraft on my YouTube channel ( over the next few weeks. I hope you enjoy!

Warbirds & Classics 2016 RC Airshow Compilation - The RC Geek (5 min 19 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 15, 2016 @ 10:05 AM | 1,761 Views
Here's a little discussion with tips for making your own markings.

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From the Bench -- Tips for Making Your Own Markings (decals and painting) (11 min 56 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 09, 2016 @ 10:26 AM | 1,735 Views
Video of Bri6672's Hangar 9 Corsair with a Saito FG-84 3 cylinder radial. This thing sounds angry with that engine in there! Hangar 9 has really done a nice job on this ARF, it looks really nice as a whole and the shape is well done.

Bri6672's Hangar 9 F4U-1 Corsair with FG-84 3cylinder Radial Engine (3 min 18 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 08, 2016 @ 09:08 AM | 1,828 Views
I got my start in RC modeling as a kid building plastic models in the back of my dad's hobby shop. Many of the finishing techniques I use on my scale projects I developed from building plastics. A while back I found these Polar Lights BTTF DeLorean kits and so picked a couple up to build with my kids. It was a good time!

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From the Bench -- Back to The Future DeLorean Family Build (Polar Lights kit) (5 min 49 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Jun 01, 2016 @ 09:02 AM | 1,500 Views
This showed up at our field over the weekend and I even got to fly it! Man, such a sweet bird! Jet Legend Mig-29 with Kingtech K-170

Max's Jet Legend RC Mig-29 Flight at MRCF (large scale turbine Jet) (3 min 29 sec)